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Projects Officer


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
UAL Awarding Body

28/06/2017 23:55

£27,801 - £33,938

This role will provide project and administrative support in the development of products and services, ensuring that all new projects are properly planned, managed efficiently and delivered to schedules and budget.

It will also support the business development team in generating and managing opportunities to grow revenues and engage new customers, both through sales activities and through the development of new products and initiatives for the creative education sector.

The post will coordinate the Continuing Professional Development program for creative educators at UAL Awarding Body, as well as support its continued development and evaluation. It will also support the development of alternative qualifications and educational content for UK and international markets.

The successful applicant will ensure that their work supports high educational standards, commercial viability and a consistent commitment to customer service.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of many creative industries.

The cross-UAL department of Academic Enterprise aims to increase the amount of income generated by the University from non-core teaching and research activities. This successful and growing department includes UAL Awarding Body, UAL Short Courses Ltd, Language Centre, College and research-based enterprise, business and innovation operations.

This post is based in UAL Awarding Body. We design and award creative qualifications that empower and inspire educators to help students reach their potential. UAL Awarding Body is regulated by Ofqual and CCEA and currently offers accredited qualifications in art and design, fashion, creative media, music and performing and production arts.

The role requires a delivery-focused individual who can organise a range of inputs from stakeholders (including freelancers, customers, cultural institutions, employers and academic experts) to ensure consultation for new developments.

You will need the ability to work both independently or collaboratively as required, taking responsibility for and ownership of project plans. This role will drive activity and actions to ensure that deadlines, budgets and quality measures are achieved.

You will have a degree or equivalent professional qualification and experience of supporting projects, programs or product development – either in a regulated Awarding Organisation or other relevant education sector provider or business. A knowledge of, or interest in, the creative sector and creative arts would be advantageous.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 9627.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.